Programs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Programs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: CIEE semester Liberal Arts program

Rio de Janeiro is a large, dynamic city with a thriving arts and music scene. This CIEE co-sponsored Liberal Arts program begins with a 4-week intensive Portuguese language immersion component, followed by semester-long language coursework. Students enroll in the remainder of their courses alongside Brazilian students at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Rio de Janeiro. Outside of class, students engage with the local community through an integrated volunteer component as well as a Brazilian homestay.

To qualify, you must be in at least your third full-time semester of college and have taken or are enrolled in either: fourth semester college-level Portuguese or second semester college-level Spanish and Portuguese. An academic year option available to qualified students.

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